Age 11-13: Concept 2 - Semester 2: Unit 5

In this unit you will explore various types of energy and the evidence of energy in your environment. You will also observe and learn about the relationships that exist between matter and energy.

The lessons are crafted so you can look at how energy is transferred and can deepen your knowledge of how our needs for energy influence our actions. As you explore these ideas, you will look for cause and effect influences that impact matter and energy interactions.

Other Items You May Need

The Age 11-13 semester 2 science units require materials from the Semester 2 Science Kit.
$110.00 #817 Age 11-13 - Semester 2 - Science Kit


  • Able to read and comprehend novels at a late 7th or 8th grade reading level
  • Able to write multiple paragraphs on a topic
  • Familiar with the five-paragraph essay
  • Usually used by children in the seventh grade.

Table of Contents

  • Lesson 1: Introduction to Energy and Matter (2 Days)
  • Lesson 2: Types of Energy (2 Days)
  • Lesson 3: Solar and Geothermal Energy (2 Days)
  • Lesson 4: Light and Chemical Energy (2 Days)
  • Lesson 5: Useful Materials
  • Lesson 6: Making the Connection (2 Days)
  • Final Project: Conservation and Reality (3 Days)

Summary of Skills

Moving Beyond the Page is based on state and national standards. These standards are covered in this unit.
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